Activists in Germany On Thursday, Berlin’s Brandenburg Airport was stormed and glued to the runway to protest the government’s inaction on climate change.
The activists were members of a climate activism group. Generation Letzte (Last Generation) and stated that the stunt was staged to protest greenhouse gas emissions caused by air travel.
“The wealthy one percent of the population accounts for roughly half of flight-related greenhouse gas emissions,” Last Generation said in a public statement.
The protesters also called on the German government to invest in rail transport.
representative the airport reported that the group, which included a 70-year-old man, gained unauthorized access through two separate points in the runway strip.
Approximately 13 flights were forced to change course or change their route.
Climate protesters this year have targeted paintings by Vincent van Gogh, Claude Monet and Leonardo da Vinci. Two climate protesters are thrown tomato soup in a Van Gogh paintingtwo others stuck a potato on a Monet piece, and another threw a cake at the Mona Lisa.
The protesters also poured on the freeways stop traffic in the name of reducing the use of fossil fuels and pour milk on store floors to fight for environmental justice.
Oct. On March 23, Last Generation activists threw mashed potatoes at $110 million Monet painting which was in the Potsdam Museum.
The group said they threw mashed potatoes at the painting to raise awareness of the dangers of fossil fuels.
John Michael Raasch of Fox News contributed to this report.